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Article: 55 Voting in Assembly and quorum.

55. Voting in Assembly and quorum.-(1) Subject to the Constitution, all decisions of the National Assembly shall be taken by majority of the members present and voting, but the person presiding shall not vote except in the case of equality of votes.

(2) If at any time during a sitting of the National Assembly the attention of the person presiding is drawn to the fact that less than one-fourth of the total membership of the Assembly is present, he shall either adjourn the Assembly or suspend the meeting until at least one-fourth of such membership is present.

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Footnotes:



Comparative Table of Article 55 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :
Constitution of Pakistan 1962 :
110(1)(b)&(2)
Constitution of Pakistan 1956 :
55(1)(b)&(2)
Constitution of India 1950:
100(1)(3)&(4)
Government of India Act 1935:
23(1)&(3)


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Leading & Latest Cases on Article 55 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973 :

MUBIN-UL-HAQ SIDDIQI
MUHAMMAD IQBAL AND OTHERS
FARZAND ALI AND OTHERS
PROVINCE OF WEST PAKISTAN
MOHAMMAD AKHTAR HUSSAIN AND OTHERS
GOVERNMENT OF WEST PAKISTAN AND OTHERS

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